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, but this is all new territory for this huge media figure and for great britain. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london again for us tonight. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well, news corps got beaten up all day today by british politicians both before and after they dropped out of the bid. one of their fiercest critics, former prime minister gordon brown, who accused murdock's papers of law breaking on what he calls an industrial scale. >> order! order! >> reporter: in parliament today politicians for once found something they could agree on. rupert murdock's news corporation, they said should drop its bid for british tv network bskyb. >> they've got to stop talking about mergers until they sort out the mess they created. >> reporter: but even before they voted, news corps, beat them to it. >> they have decided in the last few moments that it will withdraw. >> reporter: announcing they would walk away from the biggest merger in the corporation's history, potentially worth billions, in a statement they said they would walk away from a deal potentially worth billions. the com
germany broke ranks with the u.s., france, and britain. there would be no german participation in the military deployment in libya. the majority of germans felt that was the right decision. only one in three thought germany was wrong to abstain in the libya resolution. 8% were not sure. this new tactic on the part of the german foreign minister caused a degree of irritation among european and transatlantic allies. it came under fire as a result. >> our problem is that as germany we no longer have a common european role. we have not managed to keep all the european countries together. that is the point. >> spectators feel the overall performance of the foreign minister has been disappointing. only one in four germans is satisfied with his work. >> you do not really get the impression that he is certain anything out or doing anything for germany, or for international relations. >> the one thing he does fairly well is representing germany. >> he is the worst foreign minister we have ever had. >> the next big challenge -- the euro crisis. team spirit was needed to master this one a
and the legacy she's leaving. >> sandra indoe, appreciate it. thank you very much. >>> up next, britain's former prime minister says he was the victim of the phone hacking scandal that keeps widening. we'll have the details for you next. king it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better, and that means... game on! symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. [ whistle ] with copd, i thought i might miss out on my favorite tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my lung function, starting within 5 minutes. and that makes a difference in my breathing. today i'm back with my favorite team. ask your doctor about symbicort. i
and out pops your gold. 50 of these machines are being installed in britain. it's a way for everyday people to invest in the precious metal. >>> would you like a little merlot with your burger and fries. it could be a reality in several fast food restaurants. this sonic drive-in will serve beer and wine. burger kings will serve beer at their whopper bars. the experts say it means more sales and more jobs. >>> number 2, before you order your next drink, you should know even a single glass of beer or wine could raise your blood alcohol level enough to raise your chances of getting into a crash if you decide to drive. researchers say that means even one drink is too much if you plan to get behind the wheel. >>> number 1, to keep you from droivg drunk tonight, the washington regional alcohol program silver ride program is in effect. from now to 4:00 a.m. you can get free cab rides home to your house only. you can call 800-200-8294. brian, that's tonight's fox 5 top 5. >> the good news is we don't have to do a lot of answering to the folks at the beach tonight. they got the brunt of the w
damage is mounting. today, britain's prime minister meets with the family of a murdered little girl after a murdoch newspaper allegedly hacked her cell phone to gain an edge on that story. actor hugh grant who is both a vocal critic of murdoch and a frequent target of him explains why all of us in the u.s. should even care. >> rupert murdoch does own an enormous amount of your media with fox news and the fox station and 20th century fox pictures and et cetera. and some of your newspapers. i think people need to ask themselves, you know, who is this man who owns such a large part of our media and i think, you know, when you hear some of new allegations about who the "news of the world" was phone hacking and may include, i stress it's allegations at this stage, some of the 9/11 victims, while i don't know, that may strike a chord with americans. >> the heartless details of the milly dowler case is worth receipt be. murdoch news organizations is accused of hacking her cell phone. the tabloid then reportedly deleted messages so her mailbox could keep providing new material to print for six gr
carolina that follows new hampshire. jack, thank you. let's go to britain right now where the scandal surrounding rupert murdoch's media empire is growing. a former "news of the world" reporter who blew the whistle on allegations of phone hacking has reportedly been found dead. police are treating it as an unexplained but not, at least for now, suspicious death. other new developments. in the scandal, the british prime minister david cameron says he'll request a special session of parliament on wednesday. a separate investigation of police corruption is widening after a second top london police official resigned. all this just hours before murdoch faces british law marngs cnn senior international correspondent dan rivers is in london. >> well, wolf, the phone hacking scandal is about to reach its incredibly dramatic climax as rupert and james murdoch arrive at the palace of westminster behind me to face probing questions from politicians about how much they knew about the illegal activities going on in some of their newspapers. >>> when big ben strikes 2:30 in london, the bell will be
-hacking scananl that is rocking britain. it's already forced the tabloid "news of the world" to close. it's now threatening a $12 billion deal to take over a british satellite broadcast company. jeffrey kofman has the latest now from london. >> reporter: rupert murdoch rushed to london to rescue the $33 billion media empire he has spent his life building. as he arrived he was reading the last issue of "the news of the worlrl" the paper that began his overseas expansion 42 years ago. the best-selling tabloid was on the newsstands here for the last time. >> if you've done wrong you face the consequences. >> reporter: the paper brought down by criminal excesses of its reporters in search of sensational stories. in the eyes of many it was brought down by management that still refuses to acknowledge its own role. that is rebecca brooks. who dined with murdoch. she was editor while many of the crimes were committed. 270 people lost their jobs this weekend. she stayed. but murdoch may lose a huge business deal. his plan to take 100% control of britain's b sky b satellite network. this
paper has dubbed britain's watergate. three people have been arrested so far, including the paper's former editor who was once a key aide to british prime minister david cameron. tonight he is out on bail. >> i think it's a very sad day for the "news of the world." >> reporter: this weekend the paper's owner, the media titan rupert murdoch, whose holdings include the fox television network and the "wall street journal" arrives in london to deal with the crisis personally. the paper is being investigated for paying police and hacking into people's private cell phone messages. among the alleged victims the families of fallen soldiers and victims of the 2005 london terror attack and they are accused of deleting messages from the anguished parents of a murdered 13-year-old girl. but speaking to staff this week, an executive at the paper suggested there would be more revelations of criminal activity. "i think in a year's time every single one of you in this room might come up and say, okay, well, i see what you saw now." >> reporter: tomorrow's front page is a celebration of its succes
from australia to the u.s., to britain. >> thank you very much for joining us. in mumbai today, three coordinated bombings targeted the financial capital leaving at least 21 people dead and injuring more than a hundred. the blasts are the worst attack in the country since the 2008 attack. we have been to the location of why the explosions. >> this is one of three locations where explosions have taken place. just behind this police cordon, a bus stop where a vehicle was detonated. two of their class took place at about 7:00 p.m. local time in highly densely populated areas. lots of traffic around peak times. we are hearing of many injuries. the injured have been taken to local hospitals. the party according to the police and those of been coming to these areas saying that the parties at the moment is to make sure that the injured are taking care of. it is yet to be unknown who is behind these attacks and what is taking place and whether there is collation to any of those attacks that took place in 2008. -- whether there is any correlation to any of those attacks that took place in 2008
can make a splash. she switched last year from representing kenya to start swimming for great britain. her goal is to be at the olympics. she often trains two times a day, once before school and once after. >> getting up at 5:00 in the morning is not get easier. >> she started swimming at the age of four when she was with her family. she was born in the u.k. and decided to return here to pursue her dream. she boarded at plumas college. -- plymouth college. while most teenagers find it hard to drag themselves out of bed in the morning, she has been years since the crack of dawn. she is incredibly committed to his swimming but she is focused on her school work. after a cup of coffee, it is off to school where she is studying for her a levels. she has her work to perfect and friends to catch up with. this is all before the end of school. >> sometimes i get really stressed and fed up. you have to deal with this situation that you are given and you have to deal with both of these things. >> she made a contentious start before representing england. she has struggled. she took a five week br
. >>> the final copy of britain oppose the biggest tabloid hit the newsstands on the weekend. incited last addition, the "news of the world issued a full-page apology. the paper's owner robert rorschach is in london trying to deal with the crisis surrounding the $33 billion media empire. no rest are expected over the phone hacking scandal that brought down the news of the world. >>> the death toll in russia has climbed to 41 people after an overcrowded progress sank in the river. eight people are still missing. the cruise ship was carrying 208 people when it down a mountain -- when it went down two miles offshore. it was only license to carry 120 people. 80 survivors were pulled from the water by rescuers. the boat was having engine trouble and it sat out on the excursion. >>> it turns out the u.s. is spending $800 million in aid to pakistan. the white house team of staff says the u.s. will stop funding pakistan's military until the two countries can patch up their relationship. u.s. officials say pakistan has not lived up to pledges to uproot and disband taliban militia. tensions between
on britain's phone hacking scandal in less than a half hour top london police official will testify. >>> head of news corp. rupert murdoch is to appear wisdom. >>> british prime minister ordered a special particle meantry session. >> yesterday, scotland yard's number two was forced to design this less than 20 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down. both claim their integrity is intact but staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police media mail have played here and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communica
communications director, also the former editor of britain's biggest selling newspaper has been unveiled by police. the former u.s. first lady, betty ford, died at the age of 93. she was the wife of president gerald ford and served as first lady from 1974 to 1977. betty ford was best known for founding a leading california clinic for treating drug and i call addiction. president barack obama said she left a legacy of courage for others. >> ladies and gentlemen, president and mrs. gerald ford. >> gerald ford once said that he was indebted to no man and to only one woman, his wife betty ford. as first lady, she combined grace with candor, a candor that was tested just months after she moved into the white house when doctors discovered she had breast cancer and if -- and performed a mastectomy. her frank discussion about the ordeal is credited to learning women about the dangers of breast cancer. >> women are no longer ashamed of having mastectomies. they talk about it. i feel that i have saved many lives. >> she was known as betty plumber growing up in michigan and she dreamed of becoming
, the factses about saddam hussein, weapons of mass destruction, namely he didn't have any. >> right. >> britain would not have gone to war in iraq. maybe the united states would. >> stephen: i don't know. are the facts important there. because i have to be a fan of facts. because feeling is first. and it felt right to get saddam, did it not feel like -- seems like a bad guy, seemed dangerous. feels like take them down. later the facts subverted that good feeling. so what good are the facts? >> in subverting that good feeling. >> stephen: you want to make me feel bad. >> i want to make you feel bad. >> stephen: really. >> stephen: if you feel that way. i believe in the reality-based community. i mean --. >> stephen: reality is pretty sad. >> stephen: it can be but then we have more need of comedians. >> stephen: you know what f you find a good one, tell me about him. >> where might i look. >> stephen: jon stewart. (laughter) he's really funny. he's really funny. let me ask you, political writing from a decade without a name this past decade, you mean. >> it's a weird decade which in a way begins
of the shooting rampage on utoya island. 68 people were killed. >>> a formal inquiry into britain's phone-hacking scandals began in london. a woman who worked with the now depuck news of the world tabloid after her daughter's murder now says her phone was hacked. sara payne had defended the tabloid, even writing the last edition, and calling it a force for good. >>> there's been some break for the rain-soaked korean peninsula, and the clean-up is under way. huge tract ts of farmland are flooded in northee kra and about half a meet over rain poured down on the south korean capital in just 48 hours. at least 51 people died in floods and mud slides. those are the headlines. i'm zain verjee, and "world business today" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> a very good morning to you. from cnn london, i'm nina dos santos. >> and a very good afternoon to you from cnn hong kong. i'm manisha tank and it's friday, july 29. >>> the deadlines get closer and closer. >> and while washington remains in deadlock, what do investors and analysts have to say? we hear from some of the experts
today. and now britain's prime minister calling an emergency session of parliament to address the controversy. several news corps executives are set to testify tomorrow before parliament including murdoch and his son, the deputy chief operating officer. it comes after allegations that news of the world employees hacked into the voice mail of a teenage murder victim. the news corps shut down the paper for good amid more damaging accusations that staffers were snooping on people including politicians and members of the royal family. since the scandal broke the shares on the stock market have falling 17 percent, and they are off 4.4 percent today alone. the chief fox correspondent has the news from new york. jonathan? >>jonathan: for the moment the focus of the scandal has moved from news corporation executives to other influential figures in law enforcement and politics. the firestorm engulfing two of britain's top cops and still threatening even the prime minister, david cameron. he cut short a trip to africa and is headed back to london tomorrow amid calls from the labor party
in britain may bh saying it's just the tip of the iceberg. two more murdoch newspapers are now being implicated by a former british prime minister. what are the latest allegations, becky, out there today. >> it's quite remarkable. if rupert murdoch thought he was going to draw a line under this by jetting in this weekend and closing down "the news of the world" he got another thing coming today. three strands to this story. and if you blinked, wolf, let me tell you, you missed part of this story today. the most of the important, probably coming from the office of gordon brown, the former prime minister. allegations that other papers in the news international stable, and of course "the news of the world" was part of that stable, may have illegally blogged information on him and on his family. it was a tweet from his wife today saying so sad to learn all about my family's privacy is very personal. he's not saying he was hacked into as one paper reports. what he is saying is that journalists and/or private investigators from the sun newspaper and or the sunday times newspaper, and that'
murdoch's newspapers in great britain are being called out for allegedly breemping the privacy of everyone, from the former prime minister to the queen of england. murdoch himself along with his son and one of his top editors are being called by the british government to explain themselves. dan rivers, she in london. and, dan, tell us about this. it seems to go all the way at the top of newscorp. i understand we just lost dan. we're going it try to get back to dan as quickly as we can to bring you the very latest. i understand now we have dan. dan, can you hear me? dan? can you hear me? >> reporter: yes, i can hear you fine. >> dan, tell us about how high up this goes? we understand that now murdoch himself is expected to explain this mess to parliament? >> reporter: well, i think that the kind of million dollar question is, you know, how high up does this go? did james murdoch know about all this nefarious practices in news international? he has consistently maintained he knew nothing about it at all be shgs and equally rupert murdoch his father and his boss also says he was completely un
, but when it returns, it will bring back a broken pump and lots of emotional memories. >> britain's prince william and catherine got cheers and some excited screams in los angeles today. the royal newlyweds are wrapping up their whirlwind three-day visit to california mingling with hollywood's biggest stars on saturday. today was all about meeting troops and inner city kids who are striving to make their lives better. now the duke and duchess of cambridge are about to head home. max foster are at los angeles international airport and hll join us live from there in just a few minutes on cnn. >>> black children, better off during slavery than they are under president obama? does that sound outrageous to you? well, two candidates for president have actually signed a document agreeing with it. we're discussing. >>> a student shot to death in a classroom, that's tragic enough. adding to it, a very troubled relationship between two boys, one straight and one gay. >>> plus, the nfl lockout, close to ending? we'll ask hall of fame quarterback fran tarkington what is going on and what it will take
on the widening media jajeds in great britain. police have uncovered enough information to expand the investigation to other companies and rupert murdoch is back in the united states after facing tough questions from members of the british parliament. analysts believe murdoch and his son james managed to cape the damage to their company news corp. but the damage is jaw-dropping as how sleazy some of tactics were. cnn a cnn's deborah feyerick. >> reporter: like the "news of the world" it appears every one everywhere was fair game. actors. business tycoons. royals. prime ministers. politicians. all potential front page fodder caught up in a type of scandal driven journalism that bordered on blood sport. allegedly involving hacking, tracking and outright bribes. >> they very much crossed the line and they didn't just do it once or twice. we are not talking about a single rogue reporter. apparently, it happened at least 4,000 times. >> reporter: media executive bonnie fuller has been the driving force behind magazines like "star" "us weekly." you have a much stronger takedown culture
for the top selling but troubled tabloid. it's on the front page of every paper in britain. the paper will shutdown on sunday. a controversy over a phone hacking scandal. it's accused of hacking into cell phones of thousands of people ranging from people in iraq and afghanistan to the 2005 bombings as well as the royal family. the former editor has been arrested in connection with the scandal. he's the former communications chief for prime minister david cameron. he called for new regulations of the press. >>> paris prosecutors opening a preliminary investigation into sexual assault accusations against dominique strauss-kahn. there's a complaint he raped a woman in 2003. it will take months, if not years and may result in a trial. different sex assault charges in new york city after a hotel maid claims he attacked her in may. the questions about the accusers credibility punched holes in the case there. strauss-kahn was released and they have asked the d.a. to dismiss the case. >>> a government shutdown putting thousands out of work in minnesota is costing the state millions of dollars
should be wedding home to great britain this morning after wrapping up their north american trip. their final stop included two days in california, where the couple got to see two different sides of los angeles. nbc's jinah kim has more on the trip. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge ended their final day in los angeles by showing their compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in los angeles, a nonprofit group teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambrid cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony picture studios called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front line of a remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and a red carpet event with hollywood superstars. jin
of britain's b-sky-b satellite network this ask scandal has highlight what people consider a monopoly. 40% of the papers told in this country are ownedy murdoch companies. his holdings stretch around the world. in the u.s., he owns two of the most influential newspapers, book pubbishing, avatar, his, 20th century fox. fox news and fox. owner of "thee simpsons." >> all right, break it up, boys. >> suppose you don't like tabloid newspapers, either. >> reporter: news corporation is headquartered in new york. his challenge now is to keep the taint that's poisoned his british holdings from infecting his holdings around the world. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> we're going to turn now to the brits making headlines here. prince william and his new wife kate. they are on their way back to london tonight after a weekend in california. they are now cleaning up the royal red carpet. bob woodruff followed them every step of the way. great to see you again, bob. >> reporter: you, too, david. they have been very busy, but this time, i have to say, a little bit more humor and some surprises. on th
this ends, but this is all new territory for this huge media figure and for great britain. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight for us. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: news corps got beat up all day today both before and after they dropped out of the bid. one of their fiercest critics, former prime minister gordon round who accused news corps of -- politicians found something they could agree on. rupert murdock's news corporation should drop its bid for bskyb. >> and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they created. >> reporter: but even before they voted, news corps beat them to it. >> they have decided in the last few moments they would withdraw. >> reporter: in a statement, the company said it has become clear that it is too difficult to progress in this climate. the climate turned hostile just ten days ago after news of a 14-year-old's cell phone had been hacked by news corps's reporters. >> rupert murdock has rarely been thwarted in his ambitions. for the most part he has achieved what he has wanted to. >> reporter: and he has achie
doctrine of hate. one secretary said we have to figure out where to draw the line. in britain, we decided that we will not use religion to draw this line. we will say the terrorists on one side and everybody else on the other side. there is an effort t .. have to avoid that. host: catherine herridge of fox news. how do you find the balance between protecting civil liberties and second-generation americans, and doing the investigative work you are doing? one of the nuances you are talking about is looking at -- muslims, who were bo >> just in my work i follow wherever the facts lead becauset i cover a 10-year. i some of them are converts to islam. there is no question. i would argue that the islam they are practicing is not the islam of most muslim americans. iis is as i call it a digital g hyde or an ideology of hate. i can tell you that when you looked, what you see is someone who leads a very double life. one of the things i try to bring out in the book is that in manya respects this man is a fraud, whether it was defrauding man w $20,000 to go to school, pretending that he couldn't rem
civilians. we have news evidence which says that's wrong. good evening is britain's biggest and most important police force merely inexcept or corrupt or possibly both? you can forgive people for wondering. public confidence in the police is said to be rocking after two high-profile resignation. the met police chief admitting he took a free stay at a health spa, a botched initial investigation into phone-hacking and tonight the revelation that a former senior executive at "the news of the world" was working for the met at the same time. how far wan we trust the yard and the people who run it. here is richard watson. >> reporters would meet some of the met's most senior officers in this wine bar a stone's throw from east scotland yard. they were were told on drinking materials. something which made other police officers deeply uncomfortable. but the latest he revelations in this fast who have moving story appear to show relationships went even deeper than this. they will always want to serving police officers for information. iters part of the job some police though it is all about de
on a general basis that so far we don't have any evidence of another cell either in norway or in britain. >> for now, norway's focus is on the dead and those still missing. each evening the police will release more names as the terrible process of identifying all who have been lost goes on. james robbins, bbc news, oslo. >> norway's justice minister has praised the security services for their response to breivik's attacks. there were questions about whether the police were quick enough to get to the island where the killer went on the rampage. europe has been to the island and spoke to some of the rescuers. >> across from the island, where so many died, there are people still waiting with young people still missing. what is emerging here is the story of those rescued and questions about the police response. the heart of this rescue is a campsite in their small boats. they launch their boat to help people swimming from the island, where a man dressed as a policeman was hunting their friends down. >> the first thing was that they don't trust us. they shout from the water, "can i trust you?
accused of illegally invading the privacy of britain's former prime minister as this hacking scandal widens. we're live from london ahead. >> i'm ali velshi. much of the country literally feeling the heat and relief from the summer scotcher may be days away on this "american morning." >>> and good morning to you. thanks so much for being with us on this "american morning." it's tuesday, july 12th. christine has the morning off. >> we've got a lot of news this morning, including some breaking news out of afghanistan. >> that's right. we begin there where afghan president hamid karzai's half brother was found shot to death at his home. ahmed wali karzai was the provenÇal council chief of kandahar. he suffered gunshot wounds to his head and chest according to hospital officials. a spokesman for kandahar's government said a guard killed karzai. the taliban says -- >> we've seen the worst so far. excessive heat warnings and advisories posted in 23 states. the heat in many areas could reach 115 degrees. the heat wave is being blamed for one death in madison county, illinois. in oklahoma i
his license to practice in britain but defends this study sas being true. >>> the japanese government is announcing new stress tests to restart nuclear reactors. today marks four months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that damaged the fukushima nuclear power plant. currently, only 19 of jap's 54 reactors are operating -- japan's 54 reactors are operating and that's causing electricity shortage. >>> 7:48. the tragedy that followed the family reunion. an investigation into a crash that killed seven members of the one family. >>> shocking discovery on a jetblue plane. what flight crews found that has the tsa and fbi investigating. surveillance hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> kids in antioch, these days yo
. >>> the demise are one of the most widely red newspapers on the planet, britain's "news of the world" will shut down after sunday's issue. cnn's dan rivers joins us from london. dan, this was amazing the speed in which he made this decision, shut it down. >> it was a complete bolt from the blue, candy. the police think there may be up to 4,000 potential victims in this phone hacking scandal. they've had their messages eaves dropped upon by tabloid journalists. it is without do you the biggest scandal to have hit the british pressure. ruper murdock has closed down that paper, but this phone-hacking scandal is not over yet. it didn't take long for staff from "news in the world" to end up in the local pub. losing your job normally results in drinking a pint, and now they had a lot to reflect on. >> it was completely unexpected, and collective devastation. >> reporter: the 168-year-old tabloid is a british institution, but the phone hacking scandal had left it in a political vortex from which it couldn't escape. its owner, media mogul rupered murdock realized his entire empire was at risk. one can
murdoch's testimony on britain's phone hacking scandal is being challenged. he could face a police investigation. a member of parliament is call forg a police investigation as to whether or not murdoch was involved in the efforts to cover up the scandal. james murdoch said he wasn't aware of an e-mail suggesting the hacking involved more than just one rogue reporter at the the now defunct "news of the world" tabloid. and murdoch says he stands by his statement. >>> the federal aviation administration faces a partial shutdown unless congress has stop gap funding. secretary of transportation says safety will not be compromised. the government will lose every week. >>> the senate today rejected a house republican bill to require congress to slash spending. the cap and balance budget amendment. the move did nothing to resolve the issue of how to raise the debt ceiling to avoid a government default. a short while before the vote house speaker, john boehner, told reporters he and president obama had not reached an agreement on solving the debt crisis. the government is in danger of defau
in britain where rupert murdock is a large figure and has a large role in the nation's media. a little bit surprising is the extent of the coverage in the united states. it's been something that touched gleeful about it from some of our and our boss mr. murdock's competitors. unmistakable. >> thanks. the f.b.i. arrested 16 members of the hacking group anonymous today in a sweep that stretched across the country. agents issued 30 to 40 search warrants. the group has claimed responsibility for numerous cyber attack against government and corporate websites around the world. the a.t.f. gun running operation known as operation fast and furious resulted in nearly two dozen arrests. but most of the people arrested were released. almost immediately. correspondent william la jeunesse looks into why. >> hi. >> hi. i'm looking for mr. carille? >> what is it regarding? >> are you aware of the gun indictment, the indictment regarding purchase of fire arms? >> at the center of fast and furious, 20 defendants all accused of trafficking guns to mexico. >> we feel very strongly that we have completely dis
. britain was about finished and churchill came across the atlantic and gave a speech and he said, we haven't gone this far because we're made of sugar candy. that's the message we need now. >> that's the kind of historical perspective we all need. david mccullough, thank you very much. we will be right back. the chevy cruze eco offers an epa estimated 42 miles per gallon on the highway. how does it do that? well, to get there, a lot of complicated engineering goes into every one. like variable valve timing and turbocharging, active front grille shutters that close at high speeds, and friction reducing -- oh, man, that is complicated. how about this -- cruze eco offers 42 miles per gallon. cool? ♪ [ male announcer ] an everyday moment can turn romantic anytime. and when it does, men with erectile dysfunction can be more confident in their ability to be ready with cialis for daily use. ♪ cialis for daily use is a clinically proven low-dose tablet you take every day so you can be ready anytime the moment's right. ♪ tell your doctor about your medical condition and all medications, and a
. >> and things went badly wrong with the news of the world and who doing our best. >> britain's top two men at scotland yard who quit earlier this week facing a separate panel. >> i think we need -- differently in the future, am the media differently. integrity in tact and my conscience is clear. >> reporter: reading from the statement at the end of his parliamentary session, he vows to help police get to the bottom of the phone-hacking scandal and hopes to win back the public's trust. amy kellogg, fox 5 news. >> the paulout continues to grow tonight. -- fallout continues tonight. gene is joining us to talk about the developments. thank you for joining us. >> you're welcome, shawn. >> i want to play you a brief snippet of some of rupert murdoch's testimony today in front of parliament and get your take. all right. >> mr. murdoch, do you accept that ultimately you're responsible for this whole 53asco? nope. >> you have -- you're not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run and then maybe the people they trusted. i work -- for 52 years and i would trust him with my life. all right, so
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windows and sprayed the building with graffiti. three embassy workers were injured. >> britain is expecting a large protest during the olympics. they are expecting terror attacks. they are saying that the threat will be severe. çñ ]s we are looking at live shots as two astronauts are getting it ready to do a space walk. they are going to be doing a couple of experiments. it is just before 6:00 a.m. our time. we will have those pictures live. >> we want a look at the weather in see how the day is shaping up. >> this is the shot of the golden gate bridge and you conceive the fog visibility is. it is cool and there is fog and drizzle this afternoon little be partly cloudy and all lot cooler the fog returns while you sleep. this is look of the satellite view of the fog and currently where is the winds is the other part of the story today this is look of the wind speeds right now. our inland locations are getting a cool down. this afternoon i will warm- up our warmest temperature could possibly be just 75. friday we turn the corner and then slowly the temperatures will increase. t
>> in britain and the final edition of the news of the world simply said thank you and goodbye. this newspaper came to an end to to suspicion of slackening e- mail . >> the other robert murdoch was present. >> we'll take look bad weather and traffic when return. it is for 40 7:00 a.m.. an adult and droppings or will create a bigger problem in one area. >> there are a lot of thought responsible pet owners they do not pick up after and i want to find out who they are. she >> manages out that friendly apartment complex. >> it is very smelly i hear because their owners to not clean up. >> they have these stations throughout the complex. all they have to do is take one of these pick it up and throw it away. >> now she is turning to a high-tech solution they can't identify who left the ways by doggy the end day. which >> we have to pay to clean up this waste they should be more responsible and if they are not then they need to pay for it. if it is a kiss ass' she intends to bring it into other complexes she manages. >> this is all local our forecast in the week and had >> this is a shot of the golde
who is said to be a comic in great britain is under arrest now, and the c.e.o. later returned without his jacket to finish answering the last of the questions. and now our reporter from london with the story. >> and, a committee member commending mrs. murdoch for her impressive left hook during that, but it has been a day of publicized hearings into the phone hacking scandal. british lawmakers demand answers would knew what and when. and apologizing do victims and saying mistakes were made, murdoch today said he cannot be held responsible for the scandal at "news of the world," saying he was left down by people he trusted and he is the person to clean it up. >> this total thing happened on your watch, murdoch, have you considered resigning. >>guest: no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trusted, i don't know what level, let me down and i think they behaved disgrace flies and portrayed the company and me and it is for them to pay. i think i'm the best person to clean this up. >> he is saying that the firm certainly failed to live up to the standards it aspires to and is democ
in newspapers all across britain. >>> this just in. more than 30 nations including the united states have decided to formerly recognize libya's main opposition group as the country's legitimate government. secretary of state hillary clinton is representing the united states at talks in turkey. in a statement today they declared moammar gadhafi has no legitimate authority in libya. diplomatic recognition of the opposition means the u.s. will be able to fund the rebels with some of the more than $30 billion in gadhafi regime assets that are frozen in american banks. >>> we are now learning about an attack plan. osama bin laden was working on when he was killed in pakistan. coming up the messages bin laden was exchanging with a senior al qaeda member about an attack. >>> your time is 6:37. california is now the first state in america to require public schools to add the studies of contributions made by gay citizens. governor jerry brown signed this landmark legislation yesterday. beginning in 2015 social study classes will have to include curriculum about the contributions of the lesbian, ga
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call with space junk. >>> britain's "news of the world" tabloid, it's ka put, done, thank you and good-bye, after it was brought down by a phone-hacking scandal, but the story goes on. the deputy minister will meet with the family of millie dow ler. she was the teen girl who was murdered. people working for the paper allegedly hacked her voice mail after she disappears. de-leath the messages after listening to them, giving mill let's family and friends impressions that she was still alive. they were very upset with the paper's self-congratulatory final issue. here's what the editor had to say on the last day. >> it's a really difficult day. it was a wonderful newspaper. >> now, there are ak sayings that the newspaper also bribed police officers and hacked the phone messages of terrorist victims. >>> the ntsb says lit take a long time to explore the plane wreckage. a couple and five of their children were killed. the father apparently got within two miles of a runway. >> if and when you're on facebook, do not click on a link that promises leaked video of casey anthony confessing to a la
on the part of his enemies to tear down the entire murdock empire in britain and the united states. this is going to go a long way. >> did he give them the rope to do that? >> i don't know if he did. somebody did a lot of things wrong. evil was done, but there are people who seize upon those acts who have other agendas and other games. >> willie, it's expanding fast. 4,000 people hacked. >> it's a matter of time before the investigation here starts. senator rockefeller is going to look into it. he's going to look under a lot of stones that may cause scurrying here in the states. >> no doubt. >>> new democratic fund raising numbers released. it's one of the top stories. also ahead, we are going to talk with dr. brzezinski and governor john. bill. >>> yesterday was the hottest day of the summer in many locations. as a whole, the hottest day. it was 102 in st. louis yesterday. 97 in d.c. roll lie hit 100. some of the cooler air is working its way in. it's less humid. it's not going to be that chilly, just less humid. the exceptions from oklahoma city to dallas, memphis to atlanta thro
. is britain's police force incompetent or corrupt or both? public confidence in the police is said to be rocky after two high-profile resignations. the police said manning a botched investigation -- admitting a botched investigation, and now an admission that they were working at "news of the world" at the same time. so how far can we trust the yard? >> in this wine bar, just a stunt drove from scotland yard. they were on drinking terms. the latest revelations in this fast-moving story showed that the connection went deeper than s. -- than this. journalists always are looking for information. that is part of the job. in told by a former senior policemen, that and in this bar in the west and, these to be regular meetings between "news of the world" journalists and the head of the media to discuss fraud. i am told that the relationship was incredibly close. former commissioner met with "news of the world" 14 times in two years. >> was there any element of the relationship between the police and "news of the world" that is impeded them from pursuing the fund had been inquiry? that is the question
washington is being withheld. >>> with the final edition of britain's popular tabloid "news of the world" on stands, rupert murdoch is hoping to limit the damage to his media empire. murdoch arrived in london today. his company's british subsidiary closed "news of the world" after reports the newspaper hacked the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. >>> in india 13 cars in a packed train jumped the tracks today. rescue officials confirm 28 deaths already and say that number will likely rise as they search the wreckage. more than 100 people are reported hurt. >>> and the public will have two chances to say good-bye to former first lady betty ford who died friday. the first service will be held tuesday in palm desert, california. the second, two days later in michigan. she will be laid to rest alongside her husband on the grounds of the ford presidential museum in grand rapids. >>> atlantis, welcome to the international space station for the last time. >> so far, so good as the shuttle docks with the international space station. the four astronauts received a hearty welcom
have escalated since the u.s. raid that killed osama bin laden inside pakistan. reports in britain now say former prime minister gordon brown was one of the victims of phone hacking by a tabloid newspaper "news of the world". the rupert murdoch media conglomerate has closed the paper. and it delayed efforts today to take over another company, british sky broadcasting or, b- sky-b. we have a report from gary gibbon of "independent television news." >> reporter: gordon brown wooed the murdoch empire like the best of them. but they turned on him, backing david cameron in the last election. today, he turned on them. gordon brown believes his phone and that of his wife may have been hacked into by the "news of the world." he believes someone working on behalf of the "sunday times" accessed his bank account and he believes his son's medical records were obtained by the "sun" newspaper. >> that they had information that fraser had cystic fibrosis which was a matter that they the family were just getting their heads around at the time and dealing with. >> reporter: it was a fast moving day of
washington is being wit held. >>> with the final edition of britain's popular tabloid "news of the world" on the stands, rupert murdoch is hoping to limit the damage to his media empire. murdoch arrived in london today. his company's british subsidiary closed yours truly news of the world" after reports the newspaper hacked the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. stay with us for reports from london later on this hour. >>> a strong earthquake rocked japan's northeastern coast today. this is the same region devastated by a quake and tsunami earlier this year. today's 7.0 tremor prompted tsunami advisories that were later canceled. so far there have been no reports of injuries or damage. tremors were felt as far away as tokyo. >>> china no longer a rising world power. instead, china has arrived. those words today from the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff admiral mike mullen. he is in beijing on a four-day visit. mullen told a university audience china's growing military strength comes with an obligation to the world. >> with greater military power must come greater r
," spin cycle. can rupert murdoch convince britain's parliament and its people that his media empire can be trusted? the 80-year-old mogulle set to publicly answer questions as another resignation and more arrests come down, and where do things stand with the investigation here in the united states? and a new poll out today shows which side of the aisle americans are blaming for the debt ceiling debate debacle.
, the duke and duchess of cambridge are scheduled to be back in britain this morning. prince william and his new bride, kate, left l.a.x. yesterday afternoon. of course they were on a british airways jet. the newlyweds wrapped up a whirlwind three day tour of southern california. some of their stops included this visit to inner city children with an art school inner city arts is the place. the artistic talents impressed the students as well. >> meeting the duke and duchess and the second one was doing art because i really love art. and i like the duke and duchess too. >> by the way, this was william's first time in california. it was kate's first trip to the united states. >>> lovely. all right. well, the duke of traffic here in the bay area. >>> why thank you, pamela. >> your titles continue to grow. >> it will be a little something extra in your check this month. [ laughter ] >> all right. there is a new injury crash we just heard of. this one first reported at on skyline. the other one reported on skyline near westboro. they're not that close but they're looking for a couple. so they disp
. >>> the royal newlywed couple have returned to great britain this morning after a whirl wind trip to north america. their final stop in california included a red carpet reception, a polo match, and meetings with inner city children and military veterans. nbc's jinah kim has highlights. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge began their final day in the united states by showing their creative and compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in downtown los angeles, a nonprofit center teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony pictures studios, called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front lip ne of remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and
in london and britain. i hope there is, for his sake. but certainly rebecca brooks, as the one running the operation there, has a responsibility, whether or not she knew. i was trying to figure out today is she more like the g. gordon liddy in the watergate era or more like matt that harrah because of all the tentacles she has going out to the press and the powerful people. >> i'm sort of surprised that -- i want to say it's a conflicting message to people, that nothing seemed to really happen, when it was just listening to hugh grant's phone conversations. and just a little bit happened when it was actually the royal family. but it was the -- when it hit common people, regular everyday people, crime victims, that seemed to change everything. why do you think that is? >> well, i think there's a sympathy factor which is understandable when you're talking about crime victim, talking about minors, talking about soldiers who have been killed. i think that's -- that strikes a sympathetic chord in most people. also, i think we look at celebrities the way we look at powerful people in general
of collapse, and it will not collapse. it is very much like britain and rome. if you look at the realms beaches in the senate, just before the empire, use the absolute predictions of catastrophe. that happened to. >> host: okay, so 10 years so now we'll come back and have this conversation. we will see how it worked out. >> guest: it will be the same conversation. >> host: thank you so much. it's been a great conversation today. >> guest: i enjoyed it. >> that was "after words," booktv signature program in which authors of latest nonfiction books are in the by journalists, public policymakers, legislators and others familiar with the material. "after words" airs every weekend on booktv at 10 p.m. on saturday, 12 and 9 p.m. on sunday and 12 a.m. on monday. you can also watch "after words" online. go to booktv.org and click on "after words" in the booktv series on the upper right side of the page. >> up next on booktv, investigative reporter annie jacobsen presents the history of the military base, area 51, which is located in the nevada desert. the author use of recently declassified doc
the other free pensioner benefits and i believe were doing fair by britain's pensioners. >> thank you, mr. speaker. the prime minister -- [inaudible] there's a contrast. does he agree with me that we should be in the vanguard of reform in our own pension so we can look at at our constituents in the face of? >> know, i absolutely agree with you honorable lady in this house. we are public sector workers as well. we should be subject to exactly the same changes we are asking others to take on. so the increase in contribution should apply to the mp system even though it's a system where we already made him quite a lot. we are saying right across the board the increase in pension >> age week the house of commons is in session, we air prime minister's questions. again on sunday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. watch any time at c-span.org where you can find video of other british public affairs programs. next, journalist david actxs reports on u.s. troops in southern afghanistan. then, representative thaddeus mccotter announces his candidacy for president. >> tune in to c-span this indep
mentioned and britain's parliament in summer recess until september 5. it may seem as if the drama's over here at least, but far from it. the government has widened its investigation of news international, rupert murdoch's group in the uk, to include other broadcasters and social media and also other newspapers. now prime minister cameron said police should follow every trail and they would have his complete support. one key target of the investigation here, the wider investigation is going to be the bbc. politicians have long had the bbc in their sights, saying it's too big, too powerful. sounds familiar, just like murdoch's empire. they have attacked the bbc from the left and the right. but every cloud has a silver lining here. after murdoch closed his newspaper, "news of the world," the source of his current troubles, "the sunday mirror" increased its circulation by 50%. >> martin fletcher, thanks for staying on top of it for us. >>> police find a big clue this morning in the disappearance of a missing mom from north carolina. >>> plus, the end of an era after the space shuttle "atlant
. another shocker from the now defunct british tabloid, the "news of the world." britain's "daily mirror" reports that "news of the world" journalists tried to hack the phone records of 9/11 victims, and the scandal is now jeopardizing rupert murdoch'sed by to buy bskyb. >>> a brutal weekend in mexico as violence between rival drug gangs kills at least 40 people in the last 36 hours. the violence included ten bodies found decapitated in northern mexico. more than 40,000 have died as a part of drug violence in mexico in the last five years. i'll repeat that number -- more than 40,000 have died. >>> as the crew of the space shuttle "atlantis" gets to work in space today, some good news from the ground. nasa says it is no longer concerned about a piece of space junk due to fly by the international space station tomorrow. >>> new defense secretary leon panetta spent the weekend in war zones, first meeting with president karzai, and then avoiding insurgent rockets in iraq, where today he is meeting with iraqi officials about the fate of u.s. troops scheduled to leave that country by the end o
would think is illegal. >> that's pretty heinous. and, in fact, it's a huge political issue in britain right now. i think the parents of milly dowler are going to meet with david cameron later this week. >> do these behaviors you describe, does one lead to another? in other words, does paying for photographs and licensing lead to eventually thinking it's okay to hack or was there an absolute line that was crossed? >> well, i mean, if hacking of, you know, politicians might have been a gateway drug as it were to hacking murder victims, and -- i mean, it seems like all bets are off in the uk. there was nothing they wouldn't do. >> for the staffers point of view, i was reading a couple articles, you know, many of them said look, we didn't -- there were a lot of good people here that didn't have anything to do with it and we're out of work now and they're very insensitive that it woman who oversaw the paper rebekah brooks has hung on and has the support of the head honcho rupert murdoch and they're very upset about that. how is its person in charge was able to keep -- her hand in it, keep
will it be, as far as i know. the scandal unfolding in great britain right now is interesting. it is upsetting to the extent that people had their personal voice mails listened to end in some cases the leaded. that is over the top. on the other hand, i have to say that a lot of the outrage seems politically motivated. virtually everyone in the press is liberal and they hate him because he is conservative. he is also resented for taking over a lot of companies. i would say that the violations of privacy that apparently took place, as a libertarian i am upset by that, pale in comparison to the ones that take place every day conducted by the u.s. government. who can look into your e-mail, telephone conversations, checking accounts, and no one says anything about it because it is done under the federal rubric of the war on terror. the rest of us sit by and allow it. we should not. if you are offended by what happens in great britain, you ought to be every bit or more offended by your government, which you are paying for, against your will in some cases, is doing the same thing. ho
their voice mail hacked by a news corps newspaper. the allegations are already under investigation in britain where the scandal began. the struggling oprah winfrey network is getting a new ceo, oprah winfrey. she'll take the top post this fall. and she's combining the new los angeles-based channel with her chicago-based production company, harpo studios. winfrey says she wants to "unleash the full potential of the network". parents in some cases should lose custody of their severely obese children. that's a suggestion from a doctor and researcher at harvard university. they say the move may be justifiable because of the health risks to the child and the parents's chronic failure to address them. that controversial idea is in the journal of the american medical association. and hare potter and the deathly hall lows part two has already racked in $25 million in the u.s., and it hasn't even opened yet. it's all from presales. the movie opens friday. so cooper. >> yeah. >> have you been holding out on me? >> why? >> i just want to make sure that you haven't been passing yourself off as a wizard.
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